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by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Broadcom wireless won't connect to router
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Broadcom wireless won't connect to router

Hello jsb, The correct driver for that card is the bcmwl-kernel-source. I have the same card and it works great. The problem must be in authentication with your new router. Here is what I would try first. make sure b43 is not loaded sudo modprobe -r b43 go to network manager and click on left click ...
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Help with terminal commands
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: Help with terminal commands

Here is a tutorial that will teach you how to do that :

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http://linuxcommand.org/lc3_lts0090.php
Enjoy :)
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Missing WiFi connection
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Re: Missing WiFi connection

Hello wgummage and Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums, Good to have you here. You have to have an ethernet cable connection for driver manager to work. if you can connect it to the internet via that route try driver manager again. if not please go to a terminal and issue this command inxi -Nn and post...
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless is not working
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: Wireless is not working

can this machine be connected via ethernet cable? if so once connected go to Menu >Administration> Driver Manager and give it a few minutes for find your hardware - then install the recomended driver Should be bcmwl-kernel-source. reboot see if it works. If not issue this command and post the result...
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installed Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon but cannot boot Windows 8.1 anymore
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: Installed Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon but cannot boot Windows 8.1 anymore

There are a few things that can be wrong. 1. Did you install in uefi mode both Mint and windows need to be install in the same boot mode in order to boot both. 2. you can try this boot to mint and in a terminal type this command: sudo update-grub see if that finds windows 8.1. 3. you can try running...
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Login as root [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 91

Re: Login as root [SOLVED]

Thanks for the clarification Moem :)
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Realtek Wifi Install Help
Replies: 12
Views: 196

Re: Realtek Wifi Install Help

JeremyB wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:50 am


kc1di it is just one of them that I remember
Thanks :)
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Login as root [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 91

Re: Login as root

Hello cgiefer, Mint uses sudo instead of su to gain root privileges. so the syntax would be sudo <nameofprogram or file you need access to.> one of the differences in between the two is that with sudo privilege is only give temporarily and it reverses to standard user when program is finished. For i...
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Realtek Wifi Install Help
Replies: 12
Views: 196

Re: Realtek Wifi Install Help

you may need to downgrade your kernel to 4.4 but wait for JeremyB's response.
and JeremyB a question how do you know that it's a 8812 chipset? Just curious since I would like to know how to determine this - Thanks.
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: My Wifi keeps dropping. It shows connected but internet goes off every few minutes.
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: My Wifi keeps dropping. It shows connected but internet goes off every few minutes.

Hello naveen-pandey and welcome to Linux Mint Forums, Please go to a terminal and issue the following commands one at a time and post the output you get back here. (use the code tag to post the with it help make the easier to read.) inxi -Fxz sudo lshw -C network (you will be asked to enter your pas...
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Realtek Wifi Install Help
Replies: 12
Views: 196

Re: Realtek Wifi Install Help

Ok the machine seems to see the realtek plugged into usb. Now we need to know exactly which chip is on that stick try this command again and see if it picks it up now: inxi -Nn and this command also: sudo lshw -C network and rfkill list post the results from all these. again make sure the stick is p...
by kc1di
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: ThinkPad t420 Wi-Fi HELP
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: ThinkPad t420 Wi-Fi HELP

We've all been there :) Enjoy !
by kc1di
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: ThinkPad t420 Wi-Fi HELP
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: ThinkPad t420 Wi-Fi HELP

Hello Boebs and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Good to have your here.
I believe Charlie has already given you the answer. You need to turn on the card with the hardware switch.
Good Luck :)
by kc1di
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Realtek Wifi Install Help
Replies: 12
Views: 196

Re: Realtek Wifi Install Help

Did you have the wireless usb stick plugged in ? because it's not finding it .
Please plug it in and type this command:

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lsusb
post results.
What usb stick is it? if may not be compatible with Linux.
by kc1di
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Realtek Wifi Install Help
Replies: 12
Views: 196

Re: Realtek Wifi Install Help

Hello mpa215 and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums, All you've shown us is the Ethernet connection not your usb dongle Please make sure the usb wifi stick is plugged in them execute this command in a terminal and post the output here: inxi -Fxz (please place the output in code tags) then we will go from ...
by kc1di
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux mint mate wont boot after a full installation (single boot)
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Linux mint mate wont boot after a full installation (single boot)

Most Nvidia cards will work well once the propritory drivers are in place but the open source drivers don't always work. Because of license problems Mint can not ship with the propritory drivers. They have to be installed which is very simple once you get to the desktop. go to the page I gave you in...
by kc1di
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Desktop Background setting question
Replies: 1
Views: 90

Re: Desktop Background setting question

Hi Shane,
Which desktop are you using? if it's mate or Cinnamon you can use variety to do a slide show.
You can install it from here:
http://peterlevi.com/variety/how-to-install/
by kc1di
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux mint mate wont boot after a full installation (single boot)
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Linux mint mate wont boot after a full installation (single boot)

Hello nooobody and welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Sorry your having problems. I believe your problem is the Nvidia video card.
Please go to the notes found here and scroll down to solving freezes and boot problems.
https://linuxmint.com/rel_sylvia_mate.php
If you need more help just ask.
by kc1di
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Dropbox Menu Tray Not Appearing In the Panel of LM 18.3
Replies: 5
Views: 86

Re: Dropbox Menu Tray Not Appearing In the Panel of LM 18.3

you need to do the first command and get the dropox Icon to show, once you have it click on it and go to properties and uncheck the box that start dropbox automatically (or something like that, I don't have xfce intstalled at the moment so can tell you the exact wording) once you've done that go to ...

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